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Radio/Television/Film Major

Career Options

The RTVF major provides a foundation for students to work in a dynamic, innovative field. They study as well as make media; they also are able to analyze the critical trends that have shaped and continue to transform the industry. Graduates possess analytical, creative and practical skills that are valued across media industries and beyond. They work in media content creation, production and post-production in film, television and radio, arts and entertainment management, and media analysis and media-related fields. Undergraduates also use the major to pursue graduate work in media forms, writing, and cultural studies. 

Explore career paths, essential skills, and typical employers for Radio/Television/Film majors.

The SPS Student Services team is invested in preparing adult students to apply their Northwestern education to their next step of professional success. Bachelor’s degree students are encouraged to discuss their career goals with their academic advisers, who are available to help with job search strategies, resume review, and provide program-tailored career advice.

A range of career resources are available from SPS Student Services, and undergraduate SPS students also use advising, programming, and resources from Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA), the comprehensive career services office at the Evanston campus.

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